Ledgendary New York City rockers KISS came to London for a MONSTER press conference at The Arts Club, Dover Street.

With worldwide sales in excess of 100 million albums the currnet band line-up Paul Stanley, Gene Simmons, Eric Singer and Tommy Thayer talked to the gathered press on MONSTER.

In celebration of their new, HUGE new book MONSTER, fantastic shots of the band's 40 year career live on stage - blood, sweat, tears and face paint Music-News.com joined the throng to point some questions.

Also if you haven't already seen it check out our interview with Gene Simmons - just below - at the Sanctum Hotel in central London where we found out about his love of British music, why politics is overrated and why he believes a good beating for Axl Rose would have solved all Guns and Roses’ problems.